Dogs in the House

E-mail Print PDF
+ 3
+ 3

Q: What is Sharia stance on dogs at home merely for security purposes. Can they be allowed in the house?

It is permissible to keep a dog for security purposes and protection. Do not allow the dog inside the house unless there is a dire need, e.g. the robber is in the house, etc. (Raddul Muhtaar V20 P296)

Prepared by: Moulana Yusuf Laher
Checked and approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai